from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several currants having black berries, especially the widely cultivated species Ribes nigrum, native to Eurasia.
  • noun The edible, astringent fruit of any of these plants.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of blackcurrant.

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  • noun widely cultivated current bearing edible black aromatic berries
  • noun small black berries used in jams and jellies


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